Trojans Cage Bulldogs 3-1 In Battle Of Rivals

Photo by James Benson
Photo by James Benson

WILSON, North Carolina– The University of Mount Olive women's soccer team took down their archrival the Bulldogs of Barton College 3-1 in Conference Carolinas action Wednesday night in Wilson, N.C.
Game Information
Mount Olive took the early lead on a lob shot from Sara Berglund in the 7th minute and UMO held a slim lead for about four minutes before Barton answered in the 12th minute to tie the match. The half ended in the 1-1 tie, but the Trojans continued to pressure as Kali Schindler chipped a shot over the BC keeper for the go-ahead goal in the 47th minute.

Riley Baker added an insurance goal in the 79th minute off a pass from Jaelyn Brown and UMO closed out the contest with the 3-1 victory.

Trojan Leaders
Mount Olive was led by Kali Schindler who scored not only the game-winner but assisted in one goal as well. 

Taylor Lewis (7-0-1, 6-0-0) in the game recorded three saves on four shots.

Bulldog Leaders
Barton was led by Rebekah Beal who had the only goal for the Bulldogs.

Up Next: Mount Olive will return home to Amon Field to host North Greenville on October 19 at 1 p.m. It will also be senior day for Kendall Blaine, Aimee Darrow, and Mackenzie Abbott.